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Chart of the day is…

…the number of miners killed in Peru between 2011 and 2013, sorted by the length of time they’ve been employed in mining:
Now that’s a datacrunch. Way more employees die in their first year of employment in a mining company than at any other stage of their career, the frequency is still high in years 1-2, after that it settles down. Data from here

What candles may be held to speed them all?
Not in the hands of boys but in their eyes
Shall shine the holy glimmers of goodbyes.
The pallor of girls’ brows shall be their pall;
Their flowers the tenderness of patient minds,
And each slow dusk a drawing-down of blinds.

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